LBUSD administrators gave a peek at what to expect in the fall, when they plan to resume in-person classes.
A former Jordan High School teacher and athletic director, who resigned two years ago amid a misconduct investigation, has been arrested on suspicion of sexually abusing a child.
When Gov. Gavin Newsom announced that the state was facing a $53.4 billion budget deficit last week, it painted a bleak picture for the city of Long Beach, where public education is far and away the largest employment sector.
If there’s a silver lining to the pandemic, officials said, it may be this: “It will force us to go the extra mile in making sure that our most vulnerable children have a higher degree of computer literacy and internet literacy than they otherwise would have.”
According to a district release, “The school district is working diligently to provide a memorable, virtual graduation celebration.”
Over 1,000 people have signed a petition calling on the district to allow students the option to receive a grade.
Other LBUSD high schools including Avalon, Cabrillo, Jordan, Lakewood, McBride, Millikan, Poly, Renaissance and Wilson also made the state rankings.
In a letter sent today to Long Beach Unified School District families, Superintendent Chris Steinhauser laid out a new framework for learning from home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
As the LBUSD braces for budgets cuts and the governor outlines costly guidelines for reopening schools, many questions remain.
“The biggest challenges we’ll have are some critical budget decisions and the issue of stability in a post-COVID environment, and thinking about how to bring school back.”